Aquifer Protection Agency

What We Do

The Aquifer Protection Agency (APA) regulates certain high-risk land uses that occur within the defined Aquifer Protection Area that contributes water to the city's public drinking water supply wells. The agency protects the city's drinking water supply by requiring best management practices are used for these high-risk uses and minimizing the chances of contamination of our valuable drinking water. 

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Contact Information

The main point of contact for the Aquifer Protection Area (APA) Agency is the Senior Environmental Officer, Alexis Cherichetti.

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to Agency meetings.
View Aquifer Protection Agency agendas.

Minutes are also available following approval.
View Aquifer Protection Agency minutes.

Responsibilities


The Aquifer Protection Agency (APA) regulates certain high-risk land uses that occur within the defined Aquifer Protection Area that contributes water to the city's public drinking water supply wells. The agency protects the city's drinking water supply by requiring best management practices are used for these high-risk uses and minimizing the chances of contamination of our valuable drinking water. They are also responsible for:

Learn more about the APA and our efforts to keep Norwalk's drinking water safe, or view a list of the Aquifer Protection Agency's board members.